There is truly no end to what can happen when a person encounters God. People that HAVE had this kind of encounter need to confess it. The answer is simply, ask God for it. We remind ourselves when we get discouraged, "Don't be discouraged, Don't be dismayed, Fear not, I'll be with you wherever you go" (Isaiah 41:10). He didn't actually speak to me. Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of heaven! And ask God to let you have that encounter with Him, that you need Him. With intentionality and focus, it's relatively easy to have an encounter with God. 13 Things that Might Happen to You When You Encounter the Risen Jesus (According to Scripture) Great joy and amazement (Matthew 28:8; Luke 24:41) Obedience to God’s Word (Matthew 28:16) Fear (Mark 16:8) A desire to Worship and Praise God(Matthew 28:17; Luke 24:53) A willingness to look foolish for the sake of the … special way. So stay tuned and read the whole testimony… As a child I used to have a real heart for God. If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. As you read these devotionals, may your encounter with Jesus give you a new insight into who He is and make you more like Him. If you’ve been living in isolation, you could be struggling to encounter God or with submitting to His will for you – “Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment” (Proverbs 18:1). In my experience he has made Himself known to me supernaturally a few times throughout my life as I experienced many struggles growing up. The Lord Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is recorded from chapter 5 to chapter 7, giving us the words of life and the way of life. It is only natural. It is impossible. The stories of his encounters with the people of His day are also our stories. If you would like to have an Encounter with Jesus Christ and start living a life of success, happiness and fulfillment, then click the download button below to get the freebies and find out what happen at Pentecost that can give you an encounter with Jesus you will never forget. Now, you will notice that I said it was impossible for things to ever: be the SAME again. 3) God encounters reveal our inadequacies and drive us toward repentance (VS 5-7). Answer: When you receive the Eucharist, you become a tabernacle or a vessel of the Lord. What Happen When You Encounter Jesus - యేసును కలుసుకున్న తరువాత - Dr.Noah R.Ajay Kumar They might identify as “Catholic” but unless they have an encounter with the person of Jesus Christ and recognize that they can have an intimate relationship with him, they are unlikely to stay active in their faith. But Abraham shows us that we should dedicate our best to each of our daily encounters with God. You need to encounter heaven and experience the reality of Jesus. Jesus seemed to relish His conversations with all of these, from a despised tax collector (Zaccheus) to a respected Pharsee (Nicodemus) to the thief on the cross. Today, God wants to give you heavenly clarity and fill you with His presence. "I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am He you will die in your sins." Jesus knows and cares for us all; no one is beyond his love and compassion! If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn with me to Matthew chapter 8. If you are expecting some sort of intervention from the outside to fix the problems in your family, although that could happen, it is also very possible that you will be disappointed, and nothing like that will ever happen. OK, now for the issue of personal encounters. Except, when you meet Jesus, it doesn’t just change your life in the here and now... it impacts your eternity. Question: What happens when we receive the Eucharist? This is what you were created for, to know Jesus face to face, heart to heart, spirit to spirit and love Him with your entire being. Thank you, Msgr. I would LOVE to hear if you have had similar encounters with either Jesus or others and what it did to you. Then come, follow me. And it happens all throughout the day. This particular time it happened to be the image/vision of Jesus because I was focusing my mind on biblical/Christian things at that time in my life. When I was five year old, I told my mom: ‘You need to read the Bible more often.’ She often found me on my knees, praying – all alone. Luke has a similar episode and states that: When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was very wealthy. Maybe it was a chance meeting with someone who inspired you. Jesus Christ truly resides within you – Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity. And, you are right, they are usually not overtly dramatic. God pursues us each individually. Only one of my “encounters” involved the audible voice of the Lord. It reveals our shortcomings just as it did Isaiah’s. Having an encounter with God, is more than a distant admiration or an emotional 5 minutes sometime in your life. God bless you all. The Acts 9 and Acts 22 retellings of the story have Saul saying Jesus told him to rise and go to Damascus where he would be told what to do. Then you say, "Thank you Lord. Immediately after her encounter with Jesus, the Samaritan woman went into the city of Sumeria and told everyone she knew that she had met the Messiah and He told her everything about her, even the most secret things of her life. Saul is in a liminal state, still not clear about his encounter with Jesus and until he gains spiritual sight, he will not have physical sight. I will also explain you how you can have an encounter with God. Which of the following 13 things have you experienced in knowing Jesus? Each encounter reveals something about the nature of Christ, enabling the reader to more deeply understand His mission as well as His revelation of God. We are talking here: about meeting GOD HIMSELF. Repent of your sins, and put your faith in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, and surrender to Him. An Encounter with the living God, a true encounter with our Savior! (John 8:24, ESV) You may be wondering what the phrase "I am He" means in this quote. 30-Day Devotional Series. An encounter with Jesus should not just excite us; It should change us. 30 Part 1 – The Journey to the Cross Although God is the one who initiates the encounter, deciding the when, where, and how of it, you have an important part to play in the process. Once that happens, I can never be : the same again. Jesus is amazing, not boring. He's already promised that when we draw near to Him, He's going to respond (James 4:8). When we see God and encounter Him close up, we are undone. possible for any one of us to encounter Jesus Christ and not be: changed by the experience? As such, there are many amazing spiritual effects that come from this experience: we receive grace from God that forgives us of our venial (or “lesser”) sins and strengthens … That’s exactly what happens when you encounter Jesus! And you might not have it at that same moment, but remember those who persevere will be saved. It should be talked about. If you never have a personal encounter with Jesus, then your worship is nothing more than a religious ritual. Jesus told us that the first and greatest commandment is to love God with everything that is in us (Matthew 22:36-38).